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! >> in illinois this past tuesday, it was mitt romney's t handily, 47% to rick santorum's 35 gingrich's 8%. romney added 43 illinois delegates to his column, bringing his total count to 563. more than double santorum's 263 delegates. his nearly halfway to the magic 1144 needed to clinch the g.o.p. nomination. so is this primary marathon now a done deal? republican power players hope so. jeb bush, the former two-term florida governor and george w. bush's younger brother, endorsed governor romney on wednesday. "primary elections have been held in 34 dates and now is the time for republicans to unite behind governor romney and take our message of fiscal conservativism and job creation to all voters this fall." question, does jeb bush's endorsement of romney seal the deal for romney? pat? >> i think jeb bush is late to the party and the tea party in effect stacking arms and moving towards the romney camp. john, romney has gotten more than 50%, he's gotten 55, 50% of all the delegates he's headed straight to the nomination. and when you look at the way the democrats talk about a man of steel in ohio, a
. unemployment figure in late summer and how romney presuming he's the nominee performs in the debates. >> when we come back, romney's nail-biter! >>issue two, romney's nail- biter! >> in this room are the people who knocked on the doors and made the calls and went to the polls and it made an enormous difference. we didn't win by a lot but we won by enough and that's all that count. >> mitt romney's victory in michigan tuesday may have been narrow but as he said a win is a win. governor romney also won in arizona, same day, defeating rick santorum, the new darling of the right wing, of the g.o.p. right wing. prior to tuesday's primaries, there were nine other primaries, romney won four of those nine. santorum four. gingrich one. with michigan, these lever races have been a roller coaster. rom niece's tuesday win makes him the most recent candidate with momentum. the the big mo, the mo. question, how significant was romney's michigan victory? >> very significant. he was facing seeing his candidacy broken in michigan. there would have been cry for another candidate, fund-raising may have dried up
. the president blasted mitt romney and rick santorum and newt gingrich for distorting his strategy and for warmongering. >> one thing we have not done is we haven't launched a war. if some of these folks think that it's time to launch a war, they should say so. and they should explain to the american people exactly why they would do that and what the consequences would be. >> the president sees a window of opportunity and rejects beating the drums of war. >> what i've said is that we have a window true which we can resolve this issue peacefully. we have put forward an international framework that is applying unprecedented pressure. the iranians just stated they're willing to return to the negotiating table, and we have the opwe maintain that pressure to see how it plays out. >> question, what is the major issue of the presidential election now? is it war or the economy? james. >> i still think it's the economy. if we should have a war, that will knock the economy off the front page and put us into a recession. but if we have negotiations, and this will become an extend and pretend
is this will collapse after we leave, but it will be in obama's next term or romney or santorum's first term, and the real disaster i think comes in in that once the islamic extremists take over kabul, they'll begin to move i think to take over pakistan and aid resistance there. when pakistan falls, if it's got nuclear weapons, you've really got problems. >> that's a lot of if's, and they're all pretty gloomy. but i don't think you necessarily have to spin it forward into that entirely negative outlook. >> quite a -- >> right, exactly. now we've got the taliban taking over pakistan and using nuclear weapons, and pat has that done in 35 seconds. pretty good! i think cameron sure sounded committed to the mission, and i think these two leaders went out of their way to reinforce each other's leadership. they feel the weight of history going back to fdr and churchill and reagan even bush and blare. but what the british have gone true some tough moments with afghanistan as well. they had the single biggest loss of life six -- british soldiers died just 10 days or so ago. and the british public, th
, and this -- if the individual mandate goes down at the federal level, does it go down in romney care and massachusetts too, if it violates the constitution? this individual mandate? >> i see -- different in romney care. it's a complicated question and i don't excuse it the way mitt romney does. but they do get exempt. >> more public opinion. i show here obama care hovers around 75%, although some provisions are popular. does this suggest obama miscalculated in pressing for wholesale reform? >> no, you can't reform the health care market by tweaking this and not tweaking that. because insurance companies are not going to excuse people with preexisting conditions or promise not to cut you off unless they get -- >> incremental health reform. what's wrong with -- >> which increment would do you? [overlapping speakers] >> if mandate goes down, i believe the exchanges which are market exchanges, regional and in stays, they will be competitive. the kaiser foundation did a survey which shows the mandate only affects six or seven percent of the population, go 18 million people! and -- excuse me [overlapping speake
's tuesday win makes him the most recent ndidate with momentum. the the big the mo. question, how an romney's michigan vior very significant. he was facing seeing his brenn there would have been cry for otr candidate, fund-raising may have dried up. he could lllo ohio in that circumstance. so now we're looking at a ra i think where you're trngto keep romney below the number of 1144 and it'shard to do that. certainly -- >>upsd is tuday and these are the 10 states holding pry mary's -- alkageorgi gingrich's home state, idaho, sshu noh kota, ohio, oklahoma, tennessee, vermont, virginia. going to -- take - --omney >> i think romney will dominate sur esy. he will not probably carry ora, which is beginning rich's home state. nggiri ithe he divides the opposition against romney so i think romney will come o this day as the clear republican candidate. >>ouage? >>the big prize is ohio. no republican has wothe presidency without carryi io noton e prar but in the fall. and that's everybody will focus io, whether santorum can catch romney in ohio. then gingrich has yet to wi hihome state of georgia.
's president and vice president ticket. let's assume that the president is mitt romney or rick santorum. who else will be the best running mate for either? governor nikki haley. she is an indian. traction. her parents are u.s. entrepreneurs. and chris christie, the new jersey governor that endorsed romney a very popular republican in a democratic state. and daniel's rebuttal it be deemed clear, very persuasive and station man like. and other candidates, south dakota's senator, new hampshire's senator, and virginia governor bob mcdonald, and new mexico governor martinez. >> let's assume that the presidential primaries are protracted and they are decisive. what imperative does that impose on a presidential nominee when selecting a running mate? you understand the question? >> i do. >> do you want to answer the question? >> want to unite the property. and if you're mitt romney, there's not much enthusiasm for you, so you want to excite the party. who you foreclose do that is another question entirely. romney and the delegates that he needs are held by rick santorum, then we'll have a romney and
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